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I have a 2002 Ford Mustang I have reset the fuel switch in the trunk, it was empty so I added two gallons of gas, and the battery is fine. The day before i drove it about 38 mi and it seemed to be ok can you help???

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Check for fuel pressure, if you run the tank low allot it burns out the fuel pump, the pump is cooled by the gas it sits in.

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Also check fuel filter some times when you run the tank to empty sediment from the bottom tends to clog the filter

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Try resetting the fuel system switch. It's located in the trunk on the drivers side under the trunk carpet.
Go to this free Ford website to view or download the users manual for your car. Look under the roadside emergency section.
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